HR Advisor

Standish Community High School, Wigan, Lancashire, WN6 0NX

20 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 August 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 July 2022

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£26,446.00 to £30,095.00

HR Advisor job summary

Standish Community High School is advertising for a permanent HR Advisor to start employment as soon as possible.

The successful candidate is primarily required to be the school’s immediate point of contact for all HR & Payroll related matters in school. The role is important to school and in addition to maintaining demands, meeting deadlines and being a support function, we recognise staff are our most valued resource and expect the HR Advisor to respect the school’s ethos of “Successful Learner, Confident Individual and Responsible Citizen”. Professional skills and relevant expertise are essential but we also need a high calibre of soft skills including emotional intelligence and the ability to manage a difficult conversation in a firm but fair manner.

It is important that the HR Advisor is able to maintain and develop the positive relationships built with all staff and stakeholders and be aware that the post is key to representing the school and its ethos. Working in a school can present challenges that arise without notice and the successful candidate will also be expected to have a flexible approach to tasks and the ability to have a measured response to difficult situations.

Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record check with barred list through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), medical clearance, references and verification of qualifications satisfactory to the school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and adhere to the school’s child protection policies and procedures.

Please return completed application forms accompanied with a covering letter (max. 2000 words) by email to Late applications and CV’s will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is Friday 12th August 2022 at 9.00 a.m. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email of the interview arrangements. Please ensure your correct email address is provided on your application form.

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About Standish Community High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1285 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Standish Community High School is the lead school within Mosaic Multi Academy Trust which currently consists of three schools located across Lancashire. This has provided the potential to open greater career opportunities in the near future. The school is a state-community, non-denominational, co-educational secondary school for children aged 11-16. It is situated in Standish, Wigan with an intake of 1300 students

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